Miraculous Mysteries: Locked Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes

★★★★★ Edited by Martin Edwards Impossible crime stories have been relished by puzzle-lovers ever since the invention of detective fiction. Fiendishly intricate cases were particularly well suited to the cerebral type of detective story that became so popular during the ‘golden age of murder’ between the two world wars. But the tradition goes back to… Continue reading Miraculous Mysteries: Locked Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes

5 stars · British · Historical · Mystery · Uncategorized

The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

★★★★★ By Lyndsay Faye Internationally bestselling author Lyndsay Faye was introduced to the Sherlock Holmes mysteries when she was ten years old and her dad suggested she read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band.” She immediately became enamored with tales of Holmes and his esteemed biographer Dr. John Watson,… Continue reading The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

5 stars · Forever (Grand Central Publishing) · Historical · Regency · Romance · Uncategorized

A Duke to Remember (Season for Scandal #2)

★★★★★ By Kelly Bowen Love takes the stage… Elise deVries is not what she seems. By night, the actress captivates London theatergoers with her chameleon-like ability to slip inside her characters. By day, she uses her mastery of disguise to work undercover for Chegarre & Associates, an elite agency known for its discreet handling of… Continue reading A Duke to Remember (Season for Scandal #2)

5 stars · Berkley Publishing Group · Celebrity · Contemporary · Millionaire · Romance · Uncategorized

From Kiss to Queen

★★★★★ By Janet Chapman Jane Abbott knows that she’s nobody special, so instead of looking for romance she’s hunting partridge in the Maine woods when a plane crashes into a nearby pond. Diving in to save the pilot, Jane instinctively gives him air by way of a lifesaving kiss, and leads him to safety through… Continue reading From Kiss to Queen


MacLean’s Passion (Highland Pride #2)

★★★★½ By Sharon Cullen Colin MacLean has always felt like a black sheep—especially after his brothers are slain before his eyes in the Battle of Culloden. A smuggler by trade, Colin makes for an embarrassing chieftain. He can’t even save his friends from their British pursuers without getting himself captured. But before he is martyred… Continue reading MacLean’s Passion (Highland Pride #2)

4 stars · Romance · Uncategorized · Wild Rose Press

Only Yours (A candy hearts romance)

★★★★ By Nancy Fraser It’s almost Valentine’s Day, 1966 and everyone expects Rebecca Winston to marry her high school/college sweetheart, Garrett Langley. According to Rebecca’s mother, it’s what a proper young lady should do. The problem is, the flame’s gone out on their romance. They’re still best of friends, but only friends. When Garrett’s father… Continue reading Only Yours (A candy hearts romance)